Month: September 2011

What JE’s Reading

JE: Now that I’ve got a draft of my latest novel behind me, and I’ve promised my agent and editor (a little begrudgingly) to take a rest on blurbing for a season, I’ve finally had a chance to start catching up on my TBR list—that is, my other TBR list, the one composed of books I’m under absolutely no obligation to read as a blurber, blogger, reviewer, or friend.…

Read More

When We Fell In Love – Eric Olsen

Eric Olsen is the co-author with Glenn Schaeffer of We Wanted to Be Writers: Life, Love, and Literature at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop (Skyhorse Pub, 2011), wherein the two alumni of the program offer a rollicking and insightful blend of interviews, commentary, advice, gossip, anecdotes, analyses, history, and asides with more than 20 graduates and teachers at the now legendary Iowa Writers’ Workshop between 1974 and 1978.  …

Read More